Tsuba:(NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Mei (signature) : mumei (HIkone)
Length : 8.79 cm x 8.37 cm ( 3.46 inches x 3.3 inches)
Thickness of rim : 0.63 cm ( 0.25 inches)
Jidai(era) : Edo Period
Special feature : Made with iron, and this Jingasa give us feeling of late Edo period.
The design is called Koseki-ko Choryo Zu, a scene from a Chinese legend.
Choryo is on a dragon, stretching out a shoe on his hand later became a famous military strategist seizing
an opportunity after several trials given by Koseki-ko, usually found on the scene as an old man on horseback.
The condition is nice.
NBTHK Hozon Paper
AOI estimation paper
In Kiri box.